Save the Children’s analysis shows that between now and 2030, almost 60% of girls - that’s 931 million - will experience at least one extreme weather event, like flooding, drought or heatwaves.
The Bill, which was gazetted in November 2022, is the outcome of the review process of the Child Rights Act (CRA) 2007, initiated after the Coalition released the Report on the Assessment of the implementation of the CRA in 2019.
Save the Children, government officials, and partners have come together to discuss the importance of innovation and technology for gender equality in Sierra Leone.
The toy-making innovation is an excellent example of simple, low-cost solutions that can have a significant impact on children's quality of life.
Change is important to enhance not only effective collaboration among national and district stakeholders but also for girls who are affected as well as their communities. In just three years of implementation, CEFM has transformed the lives of 4,490 adolescent girls across the two districts.
This Global Childhood report by Save the Children – “Girls at the centre of the storm: Her planet, her future, her solutions” - also shows that around two-thirds of child marriages happen in regions with higher-than-average climate risks.